Not only does he have a longer offseason to enjoy this year, but Marcus Semien also has more reason to revel in it.
They won’t abandon the first phase of their rebuild, but the White Sox are willing to move onto the next stage in order to compete in 2015.
Paul Konerko said he took some "dry swings" yesterday and felt 'OK' afterward. He has not played since Sept. 2 in Minnesota due to a fracture sesamoid bone in his left hand.
White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton has been known to give it his all on the field.
And now he's taking that extra effort off the field.
Chris Sale has suddenly become one of the White Sox veteran leaders.